DEE DEE RAMONE
Joey - Lead Vocals
Johnny - Lead Guitar
Marky - Drums
CJ - Bass
Out of the boring, musty atmosphere of the seventies when disco was big, and cheap mechanical dance rhythms were thing happening in music, the Ramones were born. Original Band Members, Johnny, Joey, Dee Dee, and Tommy could explode onto the stage with fists in the air and blast through a set of twenty songs so fast it'll make your heads spin.
The Ramones come from Forest Hills, New York. They started to play as a trio in March 1974. Ritchie was soon replaced by Dee Dee, and four months later, Manager Tommy became a drummer and let Joey sing. The original members: Joey Ramone - singer Johnny Ramone - Lead Guitar, Dee Dee Ramone - Bassist, and Tommy Ramone - Drummer.
The Ramones were first noticed on the New York Rock scene in August 1974. They recieved complete approval from the audiences at the CBGB. Because the Ramones were loved by the people there they played there many times and all around New York. In late 1975, They had already signed a record deal with Sire records.
Many of the people were sure the Ramones were a passing fad, they would die out, never last, and boy were they ever wrong, that was over twenty years ago and the Ramones are still jamming hard today, in and around New York.
The Ramones first TV appearance was in Radio City Studios in New York in 1975, and by early 1976 they were already touring. Their concerts included a summer visit to London, during their stay they saw the Clash, and the Damned. Their second album, Leave Home, was...